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Kuznetsova exits Morocco with leg injury

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FEZ, Morocco (AP)

Second-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova is out of the Grand Prix SAR after retiring with a leg injury in the third set of her second-round match against Irina-Camelia Begu on Wednesday.

Former French and U.S. Open champion Kuznetsova breezed through the first set 6-1, lost the second in a tiebreaker and trailed 3-2 in the third when she pulled out.

Sixth-seeded Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa lost 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 to Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens.

Third-seeded Petra Cetkovska defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 6-2, and fifth-seeded Simona Halep stopped Alexandra Cadantu 6-2, 7-5. Qualifier Garbine Muguruza Blanco advanced when Patricia Mayr-Achleitner retired after losing the first set 6-4.

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